A few reminders on the eve of destruction the Republican National Convention in Tampa:

  • Paul Ryan has co-sponsored 38 anti-abortion measures, including some that make no allowance for rape;
  • Ryan also believes rape is just another ‘method of conception’;
  • Despite Ryan’s (current) protestations to the contrary, he still is ‘very proud’ of a ‘forcible rape’ bill co-sponsored with wingnut Todd Akin;
  • Earlier this week, at a GOP 112-member Republican committee meeting in Tampa, a plank was adopted thus: an “unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life that cannot be infringed.” Additionally the same platform calls for legislation recognizing the rights of unborn children under the 14th Amendment; 1

However, be not dismayed; in cases of “legitimate legislative stupidity,” actual laws are rare because…

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  1. While the GOP has deigned not to publish their full platform until Monday, one can get a good sense of their priorities here

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